The DVBA works on behalf of all of the properties and businesses within the BIA Boundaries; if you are a business within our boundaries, you are a member of the DVBA.

For more information about the DVBA, see About Us. We invite other interested businesses to consider our Associate Membership Program and to join in our mission to promote Downtown Victoria as the business, and cultural hub of Greater Victoria.

Associate Membership Program

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DVBA Associate Members have access to some of the benefits of downtown businesses. Our Associate Member program includes the following:


  • Access to DVBA newsletters and member communications including information relating to economic development, maintenance and revitalization, security issues, as well as special events.
  • Your business listing on the DVBA website as an Associate Member.
  • Opportunity to participate in DVBA cooperative marketing initiatives and promotional activities under the DVBA umbrella.
  • Eligibility for DVBA committee membership.
  • Invitation to DVBA events, including the DVBA Annual General Meeting in a ‘non-voting’ capacity.
  • Access to BIA discounted rates for DVBA events, such as Car Free YYJ

Please note:

  • Associate members shall receive no property improvements, grants, street furniture or fixtures, or Clean Team services from the DVBA.
  • Associate members do not receive Board seat privileges and do not qualify to vote at the AGM.
  • Associate members can be subject to an additional charge if they choose to participate in any promotional activities.
  • Associate Membership applications are reviewed by the DVBA Board and Executive Director.  The Board of Directors reserves the right to refuse Associate Membership to any applicant.
  • Social media and promotional content does not extend to sales.

DVBA Associate Memberships are being offered to select businesses for an annual fee of $250.00. Join the DVBA today to receive the benefits!  Download an application form here. And email it to

Member Contact

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Do you have questions about your membership? Contact Alison at 250-386-2238 or